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Potluck on Chappy

Islanders show their appreciation to the ferry crew.

A magical tale for young readers by new Martha’s Vineyard author

Irish lore gallops with a girl, her horse, and her dream.

Lattanzi’s restaurant sold for $1.75 million

Lattanzi's restaurant in Edgartown may be closed, but for owner Albert Lattanzi, life's just getting started.


Maria E.

Edgartown Police put a dent in copper thefts

Following weeks of surveillance, police nabbed a man they said stole wire from a local contractor and sold to a scrap yard.

West Tisbury selectmen pen new contract for police chief

Selectmen approve a three year contract for police chief Daniel Rossi.

Third time no charm: voters reject Tisbury connector road

Special town meeting voters once again defeated a costly plan to ease traffic congestion on State Road.

West Tisbury

It's so easy to get so caught up in the "busy-ness" of preparing for the holidays that one never gets to enjoy the parts that are meaningful.


A few birthday shouts go out to Jesse Keller, Dickie Vincent, Bob Lunbeck, Barbara Rivers, Sophie Parker, Jakie Glasgow, and Hunter Broderick.


Skyler Ignacio-Cameron is recuperating from his knee surgery last week.


Heard on Main Street: Remember that Santa can appear in mysterious disguises, such as the uniform of Fed Ex or UPS or even the Post Office.

Oak Bluffs

We seem to be in a limbo of weather as I look out one window and admire the red berries on the holly tree...


Birthday wishes go out this week to Cindy Andrews, who celebrates December 12; to Tommy Smith, December 13; Jennifer Freeman, December 14; Lauren Florio, December 15; and to Susie Buck, December 18.

The Gatchell family lights up Christmas for Martha’s Vineyard

Each year, Rob Gatchell sets up an elaborate and delightful display for Islanders to enjoy.

Martha’s Vineyard Bridge Club Results

At the Island Bridge Club in West Tisbury on December 5, 12 pairs completed.

Garrett James warms up Martha’s Vineyard with his tunes

The Oak Bluffs based singer and songwriter hopes to play here all winter.

Dancing into the holiday spirit

The Martha's Vineyard dance troupe took to the stage for their fourth annual Season's Greetings show.

Poets’ Corner: To be born is to overdo

A retired anthropology professor-turned-landscaper, the quixotic George Mills was a well-loved figure in the Vineyard poetry community.